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PhD with Integrated Study in Fuel Cells and their Fuels

University of Birmingham

48 months
Duration
24780 GBP/year
4596 GBP/year
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About

The PhD with Integrated Study in Fuel Cells and their Fuels programme from University of Birmingham is part of an EPSRC funded Doctoral Training Centre which is a partnership between University of Birmingham, University of Nottingham, Loughborough University, UCL and Imperial College London with studentships being awarded by each of the partners.

Overview

This PhD with Integrated Study in Fuel Cells and their Fuels programme from University of Birmingham aims to attract students from a diverse range of disciplines from chemistry and engineering through to social scientists. Fostering the differing intellectual qualities, backgrounds, and cultures; nurturing the student partnerships through the cohort development strategy of the training programme.

This 4 year programme combines 120 credits of taught modules with a full research PhD. With the intention to produce future energy leaders, an insight into the needs of industry was paramount in shaping this training programme. Co-creation meetings with industrial partners identified five core skill requirements needed of future graduates for company employability. 

Why study PhD with Integrated Study in Fuel Cells and their Fuels?

  • The fuel cell sector is rapidly expanding, with a continued demand for skilled people in the field of energy cells. By studying this course, researchers have the opportunity to become experts in sustainable energy technology. A rounded approach is developed throughout the course enabling greater skills to inform public opinion, political decision making and bridges the gap between academia and industry.
  • By studying from a breadth of knowledge and expertise in the consortium of universities, students have the opportunity to study an unmatched level of projects related to their own interests and skill sets, as well as interacting with other students across a diverse range of subject disciplines.
  • The mini-projects include a public engagement activity in the 1st year, an interdisciplinary project in year 2, and an industrial placement in the 3rd year, where the order of these projects has been chosen to allow students to make best use of their skills acquired at the relevant point in time.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Energy Systems
  • FCH Technology
  • Materials for FCH
  • Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Safety I & II
  • Business Methods, Economics & Strategy
  • Project Management

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

All year

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

A 2:1 Honours degree in a relevant subject (eg, Chemical Engineering or any other subject relevant to the research project, including Social Sciences) Learn more about entry requirements. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24780 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24780 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    4596 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4596 GBP per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Birmingham

765 - 1134 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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